Amigurumi Toys

a little (cosy) mermaid…

Time to dust off the cobwebs off my long neglected blog, starting with an introduction to this little mermaid... Well it's THE little mermaid (inspired) Ariel ❤️ As you would know if you follow me on Instagram (@littlecosythings) we welcomed our beautiful twins - Layla & Wolf, into the world in September. Because they were… Continue reading a little (cosy) mermaid…

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Amigurumi Toys

The Super HEROes are coming… #LCTsuperheroes!!

I've been busy making SUPERHEROES!! And getting ready to launch a new collection in my shop! Hopefully they will be ready to order this weekend, so excited!! It all started with Batman... one of my favorite superheroes. And a wonderful free pattern by Twisted Fibers. I have used cotton yarn from my favorite yarn mill… Continue reading The Super HEROes are coming… #LCTsuperheroes!!

Craft as Therapy

Craft as Therapy – my week as moderator for a wonderful community…

The past week i had the pleasure of being a moderator on Instagram for Craft as Therapy. Craft as Therapy is a warm, friendly and wonderful community of crafters from all the around the world.  Everyone is welcome to join! It's mainly crafters who use their craft, as therapy for either an illness, an injury or… Continue reading Craft as Therapy – my week as moderator for a wonderful community…

Tools

Uh-Oh.. Crojo? Tips for getting your crochet mojo back!!

   Dun dun dunnnnnn.. uh oh... have you lost your crojo? 😢 CROJO (CROchet + moJO) is a term crocheters use for the magical little power that keeps your hands and hooks twitching with creativity. Sometimes we loose it, we don't know where it goes.. but here are some tips I've used to get that… Continue reading Uh-Oh.. Crojo? Tips for getting your crochet mojo back!!

Patterns & Tutorials

A turtle named Teddy… free amigurumi crochet pattern

This is Teddy, he is a turtle!  Teddy wasn't meant to be a turtle, he was meant to be a ... bear!!  That is why he is now named Teddy.  You see, I was wanting to make one of the dolls i crocheted a little stuffed teddy bear.  It was late at night, and I… Continue reading A turtle named Teddy… free amigurumi crochet pattern

Patterns & Tutorials

Invisible Decrease Tutorial… for crochet amigurumi

Once i found out how to do an invisible decrease, i haven't been able to go back to doing a decrease any other way 🙂 so i wanted to share my tutorial with you all on how to do this marvellous handy stitch! An invisible decrease creates a smoother finish, and a stitch that looks… Continue reading Invisible Decrease Tutorial… for crochet amigurumi

Amigurumi Toys

Lupo the Lamb & Kira the Kangaroo… my new love affair with Lalylala Crochet Dolls

I have fallen in love... they are called Laylala Dolls, from Lalylala Land.. and they are adorable!! Patterns designed and created by the amazingly talented Lydia Tresselt from Lalylala (find her etsy store here). I started by making Kira the Kangaroo, my first doll, and instantly i fell in love.  The pattern is well written,… Continue reading Lupo the Lamb & Kira the Kangaroo… my new love affair with Lalylala Crochet Dolls